Staff News

Staff Picks: Reading Recommendations

By Michael Schaefer, History and Religious Studies Librarian on August 31, 2018

If you’re in need of a reading recommendation for the long weekend, you’ve come to the right place! Check out our latest staff selection. Happy reading! You consider yourself an informed citizen: you’re well read on current events, and you’ve been trained in logic and argumentation. B...

Staff Picks: Summer Reading Recommendations

By Karen Olson, Music Library Associate, Gaylord Music Library on August 9, 2018

If you’re in need of a reading recommendation for the summer, you’ve come to the right place! Check out our latest staff selection.  Happy summer — and happy reading! Tim Falconer, author of Bad Singer (House of Anansi Press, 2016), loves music. He cherishes fantasies of singing his favorite song...

Staff Picks: Summer Reading Recommendations

By Kate Sathi, Collections Services Librarian on August 2, 2018

If you’re in need of a reading recommendation for the summer, you’ve come to the right place! Check out our latest staff selection. Happy summer — and happy reading! As a longtime fan of George Saunders’ short stories, I was excited to pick up his first novel, Lincoln in the Bardo (Random House, ...

John Furlong Named Associate University Librarian

By Jody Mitori on July 2, 2018

Washington University Libraries has appointed John T. Furlong to be the associate university librarian for the Research and Academic Collaboration Services Division, effective Aug. 1. Under the direction of Vice Provost and University Librarian Denise Stephens, Furlong will lead library planning ...

University Libraries Welcome Summer Interns

By Julie Hale on June 11, 2018

University Libraries are happy to announce that Washington University students Christian Beauchamp, Nya Hardaway, and Misael de la Rosa will serve as summer interns. The purpose of the Libraries’ internship program, which runs from June 4 to July 27, is to help students expand their knowled...

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Harriett Green Named Associate University Librarian

By Jody Mitori on June 4, 2018

Washington University Libraries has appointed Harriett E. Green to be the associate university librarian for the Digital Scholarship and Technology Services Division, effective Sept. 1. Under the direction of Vice Provost and University Librarian Denise Stephens, Green will provide leadership for...

WU Libraries Staff Spotlight: Clarice Jenkins

By Julie Hale on April 1, 2018

Clarice Jenkins, accounting assistant in the Business Office, joined the WU Libraries staff in 1997. She holds an associate’s degree in computer and information sciences and support services from Southwestern Illinois College and an associate of arts and sciences degree in computer/information te...

WU Libraries Staff Spotlight: Micah Zeller

By Julie Hale on February 26, 2018

Micah Zeller is copyright services analyst in the Digital Scholarship and Technology Services Division of the Libraries. Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, he received his bachelor’s degree in philosophy with minors in chemistry and Italian from Indiana University and graduated from Washington Uni...

WU Libraries’ Mark Scharff Receives Award from Music OCLC Users Group

By Julie Hale on February 7, 2018

WU Libraries are pleased to announce that Mark Scharff, music cataloger at Gaylord Music Library, has been named the recipient of the Music Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) Users Group’s 2018 Distinguished Service Award. We share the following announcement from Casey A. Mullin, head of...

Staff Picks: Holiday Reading Recommendations

By James Gardner on December 29, 2017

If you’re in need of a reading recommendation for the winter break, you’ve come to the right place! Check out our latest staff selection. Happy holidays — and happy reading! Generation Wealth by Lauren Greenfield; photographs edited with Trudy Wilner Stack; text edited with Susan Lynley Welsh Rev...